Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Jerry B. Jenkins launches custom publishing house
Jerry B. Jenkins launches custom publishing house PDF Print E-mail
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 10:28 AM EST

Jerry B. Jenkins, co-author of the "Left Behind" series, which has sold more than 63 million copies, has launched a custom publishing house called Christian Writers Guild Publishing (CWGP).

Owner of the Christian Writers Guild (CWG), Jenkins has been against self-publishing in general, but he recently had a change of heart. He said CWGP will be different from other custom publishing houses in that it features "Published," a six-month course whereby the new author is mentored by an experienced author.

When students with works-in-progress complete the course, CWGP will publish their books, providing a copy editor, proofreader, cover and type designer, e-book formatter, printer, a package of promotion and marketing and social media materials.

"This is different from self-publishing," said Jenkins, who has written more than 180 books. "It's mentored, coached and educated publishing. We come alongside through this course and surround them with seasoned industry professionals."

"I've criticized self-publishing because so many end up with schlocky covers, typos and poor production quality," he added. "CWGP is committed to providing writers with a valuable education and a great publishing experience."

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., CWG has trained aspiring writers for more than 40 years by offering writing courses, with each student mentored by a published author.

For more information about Christian Writers Guild Publishing, visit www.christianwritersguild.com.

 

In this current issue:

Thom Rainer: LifeWay faces 'hinge moments'

News image

LifeWay Christian Resources is facing "hinge moments" and decisions that...

READ MORE

Virginia shooting ‘frightening’ for Christian retailer

News image

One local Christian retailer experienced “a frightening morning” early Wednesday...

READ MORE

Parable Group, InspireHub help churches

News image

The Parable Group has partnered with InspireHub Inc. to reach...

READ MORE

Erica Campbell, Sadie Robertson to host Dove Awards

News image

The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced today that five-time GRAMMY...

READ MORE

Kingstone releases Christian comics app

News image

Kingstone Media announced today the launch of a new Kingstone...

READ MORE

Publisher expects Message Bible to reach young Catholics

News image

ACTA Publications and Tyndale House Publishers have partnered together and...

READ MORE

Chris Tomlin sells out Madison Square Garden

News image

Chris Tomlin saw a longtime vision come to life last...

READ MORE

Bible Society Australia acquires Koorong

News image

Bible Society Australia announced Tuesday the acquisition of Koorong, Australia’s...

READ MORE

Blackford Capital acquires Dickinson Press

News image

Dickinson Press, a full-service book manufacturer and printing services provider,...

READ MORE

New TobyMac album tops Christian charts

News image

TobyMac’s latest album, This Is Not a Test (Capitol Christian...

READ MORE

Bevere book debuts at No. 1 on Amazon list

News image

John Bevere’s Good or God? Why Good Without God Isn’t...

READ MORE

New Day presents redesigned VeggieTales products

News image

New Day Christian Distributors announced Tuesday the first line of VeggieTales...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a